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Oxford XA14 disc alarm

Mississippi Bullfrog

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Having looked at a wide range of disc locks / disc alarms I ended up buying the Oxford XA14.

Retails at £72-75. Currently available from SportsBike Shop for £55 for the black and steel colour, £65 for the black and yellow. Being a skinflint I went for the £55 version which actually looks very classy fitted to the disc.


It is one of the more solid models available though obviously nothing is proof against a determined thief with an angle grinder or sledgehammer. The reason I went for this one is because the alarm is one of the few actually worth having - and when you see the alarm module you wonder how such a small bit of kit makes so much noise. It is genuinely loud. Reading up it seems most thieves avoid anything which takes them time and/or draws attention to themselves.

Likes :

Neat and stylish.

Rechargeable via a USB lead so no batteries (says it should be recharged every 3 months).

Easy to use.

Looks solid enough to deter.

Loud alarm.

Comes with reminder cable.

3 keys with security code.

The alarm sensitivity seems to be pretty well thought out. It won't go off with wind or rain, but any interference with the unit and it gives a warning bleep before letting rip.

Minor niggle - you have to undo a small allen screw to take the alarm module out for recharging. To be fair it's pretty easy using the 3mm allen key supplied and it does mean that the electronics are secured inside the metal body and therefore also totally waterproof.


No carry case (none of them seem to these days).

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